Name: Allwyn Crasto
Designation: Head-Transportation and Distribution Safety Emergency response and Fire prevention, South Asia
Company: BASF India Limited
Allwyn Crasto is an expert in Transportation and Distribution Safety, Emergency Response and Fire Prevention and is currently Head – Transportation and Distribution Safety, Fire Prevention and Emergency Response for BASF Group in South Asia. He has over 25 years of multi-functional work experience in EHS, Supply Chain, Production Planning, Finance, Human Resources and Administration. He is also well versed in the field of Chemical Regulations.
He is a member of the expert panel on Transportation Safety of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Sustainability Committee of the Indian Chemical Council (ICC). As a member of the sustainability expert committee he regularly represents ICC with the Ministry of Environment and Forests and Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India.
His interests are to improve the safety standards for transportation of chemicals in India and enhance the emergency response facilities for offsite chemical incident and accident management.
As a co-Founder and officiating CEO, he leads Nicer Globe, a Responsible Care initiative of ICC for providing a technology platform to the Indian chemical industry for safe and secure transportation of chemicals and 24/7 Emergency Response Control Centre for level1 support for management of offsite chemical incidents and accident.
Also, for the past four years, he has been on the expert jury for the annual Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards supported by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and an expert jury member for the MPower War Room 2017, a program of Mahindra partnered with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.